Ancient black dragon
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Location Random
Monster type Dragon
Alignment Chaotic
Unique? No
Sees invisible? Yes
Sees in the dark? No
Magic resistance Medium
1.1.1 KPL Unknown

Ancient black dragons are a type of monster in ADOM. They are notable for their acid-based breath attack and a corresponding immunity to all acid-based attacks. They also always drop a pile of treasure when killed.

Special abilities[edit source]

  • Immune to acid
  • Sometimes shrugs off bolts and other resistible magic
  • Breathes acid
  • Can break down doors

Common stats[edit source]

Level: 2, DV: 36, PV: 20, Hits: 273, Attacks: 3, Damage: 10-43. Speed: 112.

Corpse effects[edit source]

Grants intrinsic acid resistance and always increases Willpower by 1.

Monster memory[edit source]

Dull black scales catch brief reflections of the light as this tremendous creature moves towards you. The black scales, some pitted and cracked from combat but still incredibly solid, make a rustling noise as they scrape over each other. Yellowing teeth fill your vision, and the stench of acid fills your nostrils...

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